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Marie Wood

Marie Wood

Director
Familial Cancer Program
Professor
University of Vermont College of Medicine
USA

Biography

Marie Wood, MD is professor of medicine, deputy director of the hematology/Oncology Division and director of the Familial Cancer Program. She is a member of the ASCO Prevention Subcommittee and Vice Chair for the CALGB/AIIiance Prevention Committee. Dr. Wood's research focuses around cancer genetics and breast cancer prevention. She has done studies on the barriers to utilization of cancer genetics by primary care providers and recent work has focused on the definition of an adequate family history for oncology professionals. Dr. Wood has received national and local funding to evaluate the link between breast density and vitamin D in women at risk for breast cancer. She is chair of a national (CALGB/AIIiance) study evaluating this effect. Additional studies focus on risk factors for breast cancer and chemoprevention studies of the effects of statins on breast cancer biomarkers such as breast density, various serum and tissue biomarkers.

Research Interest

She is chair of a national (CALGB/AIIiance) study evaluating this effect. Additional studies focus on risk factors for breast cancer and chemoprevention studies of the effects of statins on breast cancer biomarkers such as breast density, various serum and tissue biomarkers.